Kerry Washington is known for being intensely private and keeping a tight lid on her personal life.

But the Scandal star, who is expecting her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, was more than willing to weigh in on a subject that continues to pique certain fans’ interest: her sexuality.

In a new interview with The Advocate, the 36-year-old sounds off on rumors that she’s a lesbian, owing mainly to her radio silence on her personal affairs – and despite the fact that she’s married to Asomugha.

The chatter doesn’t bother her one bit.